Need help making syslog-ng, rsyslog, and sysklogd not conflict

Dmitry Butskoy buc at
Wed Aug 13 11:27:11 UTC 2008

Jarod Wilson wrote:
> I was just about to suggest a common log rotation scripts package that 
> all syslog progs used as well.


syslog used:

/bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/`

in logrotate's postrotate scripts, whereas rsyslog uses

/bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/`

now. (Note differ pid filename).

In other words, is it possible (in general) to create common logrotate 
files for all syslog-like packages?


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